Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday that there was no link between Gajendra Singh's case, the farmer who allegedly committed suicide at an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) rally, and the amended Modi government's Land Acquisition Bill.
Days after a farmer from Rajasthan allegedly hanged himself during an Aam Aadmi Party rally here, a PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a court-monitored judicial probe into the incident that took place in full public view.
The Delhi government on Saturday said it has decided to name its scheme of providing compensation to farmers whose crop has been destroyed after farmer Gajendra Singh who committed suicide at an AAP rally here recently.
Superstar Akshay Kumar feels the recent suicide by farmer Gajendra Singh at an Aam Aadmi Party rally in Delhi is "disheartening" as we have forgotten the kisan (farmer) in "jai jawan jai kisan" catchphrase.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said he erred by not stopping his speech at a party rally in the national capital where a Rajasthani farmer killed himself, even as he and the AAP reached out to the distraught family.
The turf war between the Delhi Government and the Centre on the farmer's suicide escalated on Friday with the magisterial probe ordered by the state going ahead with its work despite Delhi Police refusing cooperation.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said the unfortunate death of Gajendra Singh during the rally at Jantar Mantar has put the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in dock and added that the Arvind Kejriwal-led government should cooperate with the Delhi Police in the investigation of the matter to avoid any conflict.
Ruling BJP on Friday trounced rival Congress by winning the post of Mayor and Deputy Mayor in the South Delhi Municipal Corporation with comfortable margins, even as all five AAP MLAs chose to give the high-stake mayoral polls in the civic body a miss.
Amid the rising uproar caused by the suicide of a Rajasthan farmer at an AAP rally on Wednesday, another farmer on Friday committed suicide by hanging himself from tree here in Khairabad area, police said here.
Following the public suicide of farmer Gajendra Singh in the national capital, his father on Thursday refused to accept Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's apology for continuing with his speech after the incident.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday labelled Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as a 'king of blame-games' and said that the Aam Aadmi Party chief's politics has been focused only on allegations and acquisitions.
The Congress party on Friday accused the Aam Aadmi Party of 'insensitiveness' with respect to the farmer Gajendra Singh's death, alleging that the Arvind Kejriwal-led party was shifting blame of his suicide on to others.